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le sigh

le sigh
 n.— «Some of my stuff is in the hall, some is still in the hotel room. I have to go get a new key from the front desk. Precursor of things to come: the elevator took forever to get there. Then, they wanted ID, which of course was in my purse, locked in the room! Le sigh!» —“Elevators have ups and downs” by DD Turner Cox News Service Nov. 4, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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